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Ruth White Gallery records, 1936-1970

Ruth White Gallery (New York, N.Y.)


Collection Information

Size: 8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 8 reels)

Summary: Correspondence, printed material, business records, scrapbooks, and photographs.
REEL 34: Scrapbooks, 1956-1967, containing notices, clippings, and articles about artists represented by the gallery.
REEL N69-41: Papers relating to Kurt Seligmann, including correspondence, clippings, press releases, biographical data, prices, lists and invoices.
REEL N69/55 - N69/59: Files on artists associated with the gallery, including biographical and career information, correspondence, announcements, catalogs, lists of works, clippings, and contracts.
Artist files include Fermin Aguayo, Sylvia Bernstein, Antol Biró, Donald Baum, Bedikian, Henri J. Brenner, Dorothy W. Brown, Claire Burch, Edmond Casarella, Katherine P. Choy, Robert Conover, Lyn Cortlandt, Edward Countey, Craven Gallery (Paris), Mildred Crooks, Worden Day, Joel Falguierre, Ray Fink, Eugene Fitsch, Amy Flemming, Jane Foster, Norma A. Fox, Stanislas Fraydas, John Freeman, Edith Geiger, Howard Gibbs, Kay K. Gross, Aaronel deRoyGruber, Dimitri Hadzi, Irene Hamar, Jean Helion, Buffie Johnson,Galerie Irla Kert, Regina Kirschner, Ted Kliros, Ida Kohlmeyer, Doris Kreindler, Lawrence Kupferman, Mortimer Laughlin, Gerson Lieber, Jeanne Lister, Julie MacDonald, Boris Margo, Charles E. Martin, Olivia Morrison, Legh Myers,Barbara Newstadt, John O'Hare, Anthony Padovano, Jack Perlmutter, Pierrakos, Godfrey Pilkington, Andre Racz, Edward Renouf, Shay Rieger, Reginald Rowe, Alfred Russell, Robert I. Russin, Justine Schacter, Segy, Sergio Signori, Soshana, William Stipe, Helen Stoller, Paul Tedeschi, David Tindle, Paul Van Hoeydonck, Chi-Yuan Wang, and Roland Wise.
REEL N69-113: Gallery file on Audrey Skaling containing correspondence with Skaling, museum curators, critics, and others concerning Skaling's work and exhibitions.
UNMICROFILMED: Files on artists containing correspondence, photographs, printed material and press releases; files on exhibitions; and receipt books.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1956.


Material on reel 34 lent for microfilming by the Ruth White Gallery, 1970. Other material donated by the gallery, 1969-1975.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 34: Originals returned to the lender, Ruth White, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 34, N69/41, N69/55-N69/59 & N69/113 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Ruth White Gallery records, 1936-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.